Search for dissertations about: "Hospitals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 458 swedish dissertations containing the word Hospitals.

  1. 1. Preanalytical errors in hospitals : implications for quality improvement of blood sample collection

    Author : Olof Wallin; Christine Brulin; Kjell Grankvist; Johan Hultdin; Bethany van Guelpen; Ania Willman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medical errors; preanalytical; quality improvement; questionnaire; venous blood sampling; Clinical chemistry; Klinisk kemi;

    Abstract : Background: Most errors in the venous blood testing process are preanalytical, i.e. they occur before the sample reaches the laboratory. Unlike the laboratory analysis, the preanalytical phase involves several error-prone manual tasks not easily avoided with technological solutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Variable Patient Flows at Hospitals

    Author : Olle Olsson; Håkan Aronsson; Erik Sandberg; Mats Abrahamsson; Pamela Mazzocata; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Healthcare is a large industry faced with major challenges, such as decreasing inpatient bed numbers and increases in the share of elderly people, which require improved efficiency and effectiveness. The organisation of hospitals normally comprises highly specialised clinical departments, through which patient flows are managed. READ MORE

  3. 3. On norovirus outbreaks and transmission in hospitals

    Author : Carl-Johan Fraenkel; Infektionsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; norovirus; outbreaks; transmission; surveillance; prevention;

    Abstract : Abstract Noroviruses are now the leading cause of gastroenteritis worldwide. Noroviruses are effectively transmitted due to a low infectious dose, viral shedding in high concentrations, environmental stability, and they induce only a limited immunity after infection. Especially, the norovirus variants of genotype II.4 (GII. READ MORE

  4. 4. Characterization of clinical enterococcal isolates in Swedish hospitals : studies on genetic relatedness and high-level gentamicin resistance

    Author : Baharak Saeedi; Roland Möllby; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : During the last few decades, and in parallel with increasing resistance to multiple antibiotics, enterococci have become one of the leading pathogens that cause nosocomial infections. High-level gentamicin resistant (HLGR) enterococci have become frequent. Thus, there are compelling reasons to control the transmission of enterococci with HLGR. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beds for Patients in the Acute Somatic Hospitals : How are they Purchased, Used and what Satisfaction do they give?

    Author : Kerstin Petzäll; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hospital beds; bedside equipment; purchasing; patients opinions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

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